Volume 67 Issue 2 February 2017
Communist Romania's biggest concession to the west's Dracula obsession.
Behind the traditional story of archaeology, with its pith-helmeted Victorian gentlemen, are the equally important yet neglected stories of its female pioneers.
A major conflict in the Chilean War of Independence was fought on 12 February 1817.
The decree that led to the internment of Japanese-Americans was passed on 19 February 1942.
Rather than being narcissistic, images of the self were used to represent a spiritual community.
Attempts to control the spread of bank note forgery in India have proven ineffective and dangerous.
The world does not influence Britain’s native culture, the world is its culture, as anyone with a grasp of the country’s history will understand, argues Suzannah Lipscomb.
A look at John Ogilby's Britannia road atlas.
Salò was Mussolini’s German-backed experiment in ‘real Fascism’ and fine living. Italians find it hard to come to terms with its legacy.
Turkey has a long history of coups, but a failed attempt on the life of President Kemal Atatürk in 1926 had a lasting impact on the country. One foreign journalist recorded the reprisals that followed with admiration – which soon turned to fear.
The earliest surviving written evidence of a Romance language, the Oaths of Strasbourg were sworn on February 14th, 842.
Motivated by power and prestige, Europeans have long sought a route through the Arctic Ocean connecting the Atlantic with the Pacific. Despite many failures, the lure of the frozen north has enjoyed remarkable longevity.
The dead, white, male canon has not merely stifled African-American history so much as smothered it. One author has spent her career grappling with the problem of America’s whitewashed past, writes Alexander Lee.
The meaning of revolution is ever-changing. David Armitage shows how events in recent history have caused a revolution in the meaning of revolution.
The often overlooked importance of maritime affairs on the course of the Civil Wars.
Vietnamese national identity has been forged in opposition to foreign invaders. But while a united Vietnam is a recent development, the country has long been coloniser as well as colonised.
In the intellectual community of Berlin, Saul Ascher was committed to the reform of Judaism.
Volunteer rationing in the First World War depended on patriotism, but that could only go so far.